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What is causing my lower back pain?

What is causing my lower back pain?

Several possibilitie: In that region, pain can arise from a hip, spine or si joint problem. It can also be a referred pain from your abdominal or pelvic region organs as well. If pain is getting worse or persisting over time & is bothering you, get evaluated by your doctor to start appropriate treatment based on a correct diagnosis. A spine issue could be facet joint or a disc problemas well as some other diagnoses. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more


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What is causing my lower right back pain?

What is causing my lower right back pain?

Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... If your pain persists, seek help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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What is causing my severe lower back pain?

What is causing my severe lower back pain?

Numerous: There are many many potential causes of back pain, ranging from soft tissue inflammation (myofasciitis), muscle sprain/strain, disc degeneration, herniated discs, facet arthritis, si joint pathology, and more serious conditions such as infections and tumors. If your pain has been persistent then you need to see a physician. ...Read more

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What is causing this lower back pain?

What is causing this lower back pain?

Can be many: Most cases I see are due to sitters disease or gait (ex; foot position). But you need to identify the origin and rule out more serious causes. Any neurologic issues like numbness in the legs, no muscle weakness, no fever, no urinary pain, fever, genital discharge, acute trauma, insect bites, etc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TO8Il3vdxQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6SXiDCMP3E ...Read more

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What is causing my lower left side back pain?

Degenerative changes: This could either be from degenerative disc disease, a disc herniation or from degenerative arthritis. If this is significantly limiting and/or painful then you should seek attention for this from an interventional pain management physician. ...Read more

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What is causing pain in my lower left side?

What is causing pain in my lower left side?

Difficult to say: Pain in the low back on either side could be due to a variety of things from muscles, joints nerves and problems with your internal organs. It is worth getting evaluated to make sure it is nothing serious. ...Read more

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What is causing my lower left abdominal pain?

Top answers below: Left lower abdominal pain can be constipation, diverticulitis, hernia, ovarian cyst, kidney stone, and sometimes referred pain from appendicitis (rare). Importantly you may need to see your doctor to see what the pain is like and what made it occur. If you notice what made it better or worse. ...Read more

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What is causing my constant lower back pain ?

Low back pain: Treat the cause, whether bone, muscles, tissue, or medical conditions or medications. ...Read more

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What is causing pain in my right lower quadrant?

Abdominal pain?: I assume you mean rlq abdominal pain. Appendicitis would be high on my list (also your ovary if you are a female). Start by seeing your pcp. ...Read more

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What is causing my severe lower abdominal pain?

What is causing my severe lower abdominal pain?

Have it evaluated: No one can answer that question over the internet. See a doctor and have studies done including a ct scan. ...Read more

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What is causing my horrible upper back and shoulder pain?

Variable: Would start with an internist to evaluate lungs and internal structures. If nothing there move to an orthopaedic dr. Can be a spine or a shoulder problem. May even be postural from the computer. Can be referred from cervical spine. Too many possibilities. ...Read more

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Really bad pain in my lower abdomen what is cause?

Wide range: Those symptoms can be caused by a wide variety of reasons. Pregnancy , constipation, bladder infection, ovulation, pre- menstrual pains, appendicitis, gas etc. More information needed. ...Read more

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What is causing my lower leg pain in shin?

See a Doc: You really need to be examined by a doctor to figure out what is causing the pain. Some things that could cause pain in the shin are shin splints which is an irritation of the covering of the bone called the periosteum. Tendon or muscle strains are also a possibility. Need to also look at possible problems with circulation. Sometimes the pain is far away from the source. A doc should figure out. ...Read more

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What is causing severe pain in my lower back and pelvic area?

Several things: Low back pain is usually musculoskeletal (arthritis, strain etc) but it could also be secondary to abdominal or pelvic issues. Get it evaluated. ...Read more

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What is probably causing of my upper, spinal"ish" back pain?

What is probably causing of my upper, spinal"ish" back pain?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in my lower right stomach?

What could cause pain in my lower right stomach?

Need evaluation pls: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: in women: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniation? Stressors? Other risks? ...Read more

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What is the cause of my lower back pain with nausea?

What is the cause of my lower back pain with nausea?

Comorbidity: Nausea may be caused by pain like a side effect. Nausea could be caused by non-gastrointestinal organs of the body. Also the medications (opioids) can induce nausea. Find with your doctor the source of the nausea and treat the cause not a symptom. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back = dorsalgia = discomfort of any ...Read more